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    I've watched the odd unboxing video, but they fail to convey the best part of unboxing new tech. That new tech smell. :yep:
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    I've watched the odd unboxing video, but they fail to convey the best part of unboxing new tech. That new tech smell. :yep:
    That's got nothing on peeling off a pristine screen protector :ahee:
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    In my last job I was unboxing MacBooks/MBPs practically every other week. Kinda strips the novelty away after a while...

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    JK, unboxing shiny Apple stuff never gets old. :awesome:
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    That's got nothing on peeling off a pristine screen protector :ahee:
    Agreed. Shame I can't rep you
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    That's got nothing on peeling off a pristine screen protector :ahee:
    Damn you got that right mate, Most recently for me was my iphone, was almost scared to remove it :P
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    Got a phone interview on Wednesday with these guys for a placement next year - paying £21,800.

    :awesome:
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    Got a phone interview on Wednesday with these guys for a placement next year - paying £21,800.

    :awesome:
    Nice. :top: Their website's kinda broken though. :p:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Nice. :top: Their website's kinda broken though. :p:
    Not for me. Working fine.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    Not for me. Working fine.
    Their tabs aren't appearing properly (on Firefox):



    As a web designer, I tut and shake my head at such graphical bugs. :hmpf:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Their tabs aren't appearing properly (on Firefox):



    As a web designer, I tut and shake my head at such graphical bugs. :hmpf:
    Ah. Well it looks fine in Chrome.

    I may point this out on the phone on Wednesday.
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    (Original post by Kenny_uk)
    Damn you got that right mate, Most recently for me was my iphone, was almost scared to remove it :P
    I can't stand them personally, I'd rather risk a couple of scratches than have to put up with it! Hopefully that won't be an issue with my Lumia, scratch resistant gorilla glass [=

    I have to say, I never thought I'd see the day where I'd be excited about the prospect of buying a Windows device!
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    I can't stand them personally, I'd rather risk a couple of scratches than have to put up with it! Hopefully that won't be an issue with my Lumia, scratch resistant gorilla glass [=
    It's not entirely resistant. Granted, I haven't scratched my screen, but others over on XDA have complained about it. Just avoid keys/change/copious amounts of sand and you'll be reet.
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    I have a matte (anti-glare) cover on my phone. So much nicer than glass, never gets any fingerprints, and is a lot smoother to the touch.
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    I hate screen covers :nooo:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    I hate screen covers :nooo:
    Gotta agree with you. I hate all phone cases. So what if it gets a scratch? Then it's got a story! :yep:
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    Gotta agree with you. I hate all phone cases. So what if it gets a scratch? Then it's got a story! :yep:
    Reduces the resell value though. Which for Apple phones is best avoided, since their resell value if kept in good condition is very good.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    Gotta agree with you. I hate all phone cases. So what if it gets a scratch? Then it's got a story! :yep:
    Although usually that story isn't particularly exciting, with me at least :p:
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    It's not entirely resistant. Granted, I haven't scratched my screen, but others over on XDA have complained about it. Just avoid keys/change/copious amounts of sand and you'll be reet.
    I know, but I'm generally quite careful with my phones so hopefully it will be ok. My keys and wallet live in my right pocked and my spare change goes in the "condom pocket" (Which I'm assuming is an urban myth, one of life's mysteries XD), so my phone typically has a pocket to itself [=
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Although usually that story isn't particularly exciting, with me at least :p:
    Well...yeah... "I dropped it" ain't the most exciting.

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    Reduces the resell value though. Which for Apple phones is best avoided, since their resell value if kept in good condition is very good.
    True, but my HTC ain't made by Apple. I've resigned myself to the fact it'll be worth nothing after a 2 year contract. :sad:
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    I know, but I'm generally quite careful with my phones so hopefully it will be ok. My keys and wallet live in my right pocked and my spare change goes in the "condom pocket" (Which I'm assuming is an urban myth, one of life's mysteries XD), so my phone typically has a pocket to itself [=
    Is that the thing I use as a guitar pick pocket? If so... someone down the line had a small penis. :yep:

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